Welcome to the Department of History
The history department is a long-standing, vital and integral part of Catholic
It offers a superb undergraduate and graduate education, combining the intimacy of a liberal arts college with the rigor of a research university. The undergraduate major culminates in small intensive seminars and in original research; where possible connections are made to
Graduate education is concentrated in the following fields: medieval, early modern, and late modern Europe; United States; and Latin America. At present, the department has particular topical strengths in the areas of the history of political culture, history of religion, intellectual history, the history of migration to the New World both voluntary and involuntary (slavery), and the history of women. In each field we have faculty members with expertise in the history of Catholics and of Catholicism. The history department’s distinguished faculty members have won grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the
Questions should be directed either to the department administrator, Ramon Sola (firstname.lastname@example.org), to the undergraduate advisor Caroline Sherman (email@example.com
The department is located in Marist Hall. The phone number is: (202) 319-5484. The mailing address is:
Catholic University of America
Department of History
620 Michigan Ave., NE
228 Marist Hall
Washington, DC 20064
The Department of History wishes to thank Patrick Kelleher, PhD student in US history, for the work he did this academic year to make the graduate student spaces in the department both useful and welcoming. At the most recent meeting of the Graduate Student Association, Patrick was voted "Best Senator of the Year" by his fellow senators. Congratulations and thanks to Patrick!
Congratulations to Caitlin Monaco '2014, whose paper was awarded "Best Essay in Post 1750 World History," at the Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in March.
Congratulations to Patricia Mars '2014, whose paper was awarded second place 'Best Essay in Post 1750 World History," at the Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference in March.
CUA won ‘Most Outstanding Chapter’ at the 2014 Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Conference.
C-SPAN BookTV interview with Prof. Michael Kimmage, associate professor of history, author of The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism (2009)
Sunday March 16, at 1:20 p.m., and Monday, March 17, at 1:20 a.m.
Prof. Jerry Muller discusses his book, Capitalism and the Jews, on C-SPAN BookTV
To our new Ph.D.'s, Robert Hand and Marie D'Aguanno Ito (with distinction); and our new M.A., Paul Wilson.